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Daniel McConville

Partner

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Biography

Dan is a partner at Stevenson Whelton with a diverse practice focused on commercial litigation.  He has conducted trials, motions, appeals and arbitrations in disputes over shareholder oppression, joint ventures, failed real estate transactions, the seizure of diplomatic and state property, construction projects, commercial leasing, employment, estates and fraud.  Dan has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and at various administrative tribunals.

A sample of Dan’s work includes:

  • Arbitrating the issue of misappropriation of approximately $13 million of missing artwork, and recovering over $10 million of that artwork by obtaining an Anton Piller order (a civil search warrant);
  • Representing the majority shareholders of an aerospace company in oppression proceedings at arbitration and on appeal of the arbitral decision;
  • Representing the majority shareholders of a large concrete company in a contentious shareholder dispute;
  • Representing minority shareholders at trial in a dispute regarding an international joint venture;
  • Representing vendors and purchasers of real property on a number of summary judgment motions and appeals relating to failed agreements of purchase and sale;
  • Enforcing easements, rights of partition and sale and other property rights;
  • Obtaining and resisting Mareva injunctions (asset freezing orders);
  • Representing a small business owner before the Human Rights Tribunal regarding allegations of harassment.

Dan is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations and the Advocates Society. He is an avid hockey and tennis player, and he plays golf on occasion.

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